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Coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers and brother John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens (Ezra Shaw/Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Harbaughs Lead 49ers, Ravens Into Historic Thanksgiving Duel On CBS 5

The no-holds barred sibling rivalry between John and Jim Harbaugh moves to the national stage on Thanksgiving night, when they make NFL history by becoming the first brothers to compete on opposite sidelines as head coaches.


Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass against the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

49ers Force 5 Turnovers In 23-7 Win Over Cardinals

Alex Smith threw for 267 yards and two touchdowns, and the San Francisco 49ers forced five turnovers to blow past the Arizona Cardinals 23-7 on a soggy Sunday at Candlestick Park.


49ers new stadium

Santa Clara Ready To Commit $10M In Tax Funds For 49ers Stadium Prep Work

Santa Clara is close to committing some $10 million in current and future tax funds to advance plans for a San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara – the most concrete sign yet that plans for the almost $1 billion facility are moving forward.


Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates touchdown against the New York Giants at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Beat Giants 27-20 For 7th Straight Win

Justin Smith batted down Eli Manning’s pass in the waning seconds of the New York quarterback’s comeback try, stopping the Giants for a 27-20 victory Sunday in a matchup of NFC division leaders.


Alex Smith, San Francisco 49ers

Smith Shows Poise, Earns Praise In 49ers Victory

Alex Smith was in a few precarious positions in his first game under Jim Harbaugh: throwing blocks, diving for a touchdown and getting a bear hug from the new San Francisco 49ers coach.


Ted Ginn Jr. #19 of the San Francisco 49ers gets away from Leroy Hill #56 of the Seattle Seahawks to return a punt 56 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

49ers Give Harbaugh Win In NFL Debut Over Seahawks, 33-17

Ted Ginn Jr. returned a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns in a minute’s span late in the fourth quarter, and the San Francisco 49ers gave Jim Harbaugh a 33-17 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in his much-hyped NFL debut and renewed coaching rivalry with Pete Carroll.


Moran Norris, Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers

Gore Vows 49ers Offense Will Feature Weapons

The San Francisco 49ers still are in learning mode as they prepare for Sunday’s season opener, and nobody really knows what to expect from the team’s new offense, except for the offensive catalyst.


49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh at their exhibition game against the Raiders in August. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Harbaugh’s Plan For 49ers Backups Goes Against The Grain

Jim Harbaugh has gone against conventional wisdom since the moment he arrived at San Francisco 49ers headquarters.

CBS San Francisco–08/25/2011

Nate Clements

49ers Release Veteran CB Clements

The San Francisco 49ers have cut ties with cornerback Nate Clements.

CBS San Francisco–07/28/2011

Quarterback Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

49ers TE Davis Impressed By Alex Smith

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis believes the NFL lockout has been good for Alex Smith but he said the veteran quarterback is “on his last straw” with the team.

CBS San Francisco–07/01/2011